AERONAUTICS: Levine in Italy

In Italy, Charles A. Levine, transatlantic air passenger, sought interviews with the Pope and Benito Mussolini.

In the throne room of the Vatican, Mr. Levine, well rehearsed, kissed the Pope's ring. He listened mutely while His Holiness carried on a polite monolog, later confided: "I was so flabbergasted, I couldn't say a thing." It was the first time a U. S. citizen had ever been received in the throne room. At the close of the interview, the Pope blessed Mr. Levine, his family, his future flights.

From the Vatican, Mr. Levine betook himself...

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